Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner

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    • Publication Type:
      eBook.
    • Abstract:
      Larry Eigner began writing poetry at age eight and was first published at age nine. Revered by poets and artists across a broad spectrum of generations and schools, Eigner's remarkably moving poetry was created through enormous effort: because of severe physical disabilities, he produced his texts by typing with only one index finger and thumb on a 1940 Royal manual typewriter, creating a body of work that is unparalleled in its originality. Calligraphy Typewriters showcases the most celebrated of Eigner's several thousand poems, which are an important part of the Black Mountain/Projectivist movement that began in the 1950s and which remain a primary inspiration for many younger writers, including those in the Language movement that began in the 1970s. In its two sections—Swampscott and Berkeley, named for the two locales where Eigner lived and worked—the volume traces his fantastic perception of the ordinary and his zeal for language. Eigner's use of visual space, metaphor, and description provide fascinating insights into both his own life and the world that surrounded him. This volume maintains the distinctive visual spacing of his original typescripts, reminders of his method, aesthetic sensibility, and creative ability to compose on the typewriter. A collection that reimagines the ordinary, Calligraphy Typewriters is the definitive selection of Eigner's poems, and will serve well not only poets and students of poetry, but readers and writers of every vein.
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    • Related ISBNs:
      9780817358747. 9780817390549.
    • Accession Number:
      980831780
    • Accession Number:
      1494487
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    • ABNT:
      EIGNER, L.; GRENIER, R.; FAVILLE, C. Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press, 2016. ISBN 9780817358747. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428. Acesso em: 20 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Eigner L, Grenier R, Faville C. Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press; 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428. Accessed January 20, 2020.
    • APA:
      Eigner, L., Grenier, R., & Faville, C. (2016). Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Eigner, Larry, Robert Grenier, and Curtis Faville. 2016. Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. Modern and Contemporary Poetics. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428.
    • Harvard:
      Eigner, L., Grenier, R. and Faville, C. (2016) Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press (Modern and Contemporary Poetics). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428 (Accessed: 20 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Eigner, L, Grenier, R & Faville, C 2016, Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner, Modern and Contemporary Poetics, University Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, viewed 20 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Eigner, Larry, et al. Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. University Alabama Press, 2016. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Eigner, Larry, Robert Grenier, and Curtis Faville. Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner. Modern and Contemporary Poetics. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press, 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Eigner L, Grenier R, Faville C. Calligraphy Typewriters : The Selected Poems of Larry Eigner [Internet]. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press; 2016 [cited 2020 Jan 20]. (Modern and Contemporary Poetics). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e000xww&AN=1494487&custid=s8280428